October 24th, 2014 by Doree
The Phinney Neighborhood Association’s Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival is next Saturday, Nov. 1, from 5:30 -9 p.m. at the Blue Building, 6532 Phinney Ave.
Appropriate for all ages, the free festival includes music, Aztec dancers, food, arts and crafts, a traditional altar dedication, and Spanish music for children.
The festival begins at 5:30 p.m. in Community Plaza for a procession led by Ce Atl Tonalli Aztec Dancers.
Volunteer opportunities are still available to help decorate the PNA, paint faces, help kids decorate sugar skulls, etc. Volunteers can sign up online.
Tags: Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos, Phinney Neighborhood Association
October 23rd, 2014 by Doree
The Phinney Neighborhood Association’s annual Home Design & Remodel Fair is coming up on Jan. 25, 2015. Now is the time for businesses to apply to be a vendor.
From the PNA:
It is a great opportunity to make new contacts and help homeowners gain excitement and inspiration to fulfill their projects. Our selection of over 80 exhibitors includes general and specialty contractors, architects, suppliers, designers, landscape professionals, non-profit groups, and permitting agencies. Exhibitors leave the fair with new contacts, and homeowners gain excitement and inspiration to fulfill their projects.
Every year we offer a series of short presentations focusing on sustainability and green building topics along with perennial favorites such as “How to Work with an Architect” and “How to Hire a Contractor.”
Applications are due December 1, but there are limited spots, so apply online now! https://phinneycenter.org/forms/homefair/application/
Please send all questions to email@example.com
Tags: Home Design & Remodel Fair, Phinney Neighborhood Association, remodeling
October 15th, 2014 by Doree
The popular Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op‘s Gently-Used Kids Clothing & Gear Sale is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.
Parents can buy gently-used, name-brand clothing, shoes, toys, books, strollers, bedding, furniture, safety equipment, sports gear, car seats, swimwear, maternity wear and more. All clothes are hung by size and gender (from newborn to 10 years).
Fifty-percent discounts on many items starts at 12 p.m.
Tags: Phinney Neighborhood Association, Phinney Neighborhood Preschool Co-op
October 14th, 2014 by Doree
The PNA Village needs volunteer drivers to transport Village members to doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping, just-for-fun outings and more. Volunteers choose when and how often they drive. Trips are usually within the Phinney/Greenwood/Ballard area.
The PNA Village is a program of the Phinney Neighborhood Association, and helps neighbors remain active and engaged while staying in their homes and neighborhoods as they age.
Contact Amanda at 206-789-1217 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tags: aging, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA, PNA Village, seniors
October 8th, 2014 by Doree
The Phinney Neighborhood Association is seeking community members and businesses to sponsor a lighted metal monkey for the holiday season.
The 150 monkeys will hang in “troupes” along Greenwood-Phinney avenues and the downtown corridor. They’ll be in trees and store windows and hang from awnings during from the end of November through December to help promote the holiday season, in conjunction with Woodland Park Zoo’s WildLights event.
Sponsorship for each monkey is $25. The first 75 household sponsors also receive a pair of tickets to the WildLights preview night on Nov. 25. Monkeys will be displayed from Nov. 29 to Dec. 30. A Holiday Lighting event to kick off the season will happen at the raid tower at 67th and Phinney in front of the PNA on Nov. 29.
Tags: holidays, Phinney Neighborhood Association, Phinney Neighborhood Business Association, PNA, Woodland Park Zoo WildLights
October 8th, 2014 by Doree
The annual Phabulous PhinneyWood Pig Out is today (Wednesday), raising money for the Phinney Neighborhood Association’s Hot Meal Program. Dine at any of the 33 neighborhood restaurants, pubs or coffee shops any time today, and a portion of the sales will be donated to the program. Grab a coffee and pastry for breakfast, have lunch with your co-workers, then take the family out for dinner.
Participating businesses will have a colorful whirligig sign outside. And you can check the full list here.
If you’re not able to eat out today but still want to support the Hot Meal Program, you can send a check to the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., 98103.
Tags: Food & Drink, fundraising, Hot Meal Program, Phabulous Phinneywood Pig Out, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA
October 2nd, 2014 by Doree
The annual Phabulous PhinneyWood Pig Out is coming up next Wednesday, Oct. 8. Dine at any of the 33 neighborhood restaurants, pubs or coffee shops any time that day, and a portion of the sales will be donated to the Phinney Neighborhood Association’s Hot Meal Program. Participating businesses will have a colorful whirligig sign outside. And you can check the full list here.
If you’re not able to eat out that day but still want to support the Hot Meal Program, you can send a check to the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., 98103.
Tags: Food & Drink, food and drink, fundraising, Hot Meal Program, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA
September 25th, 2014 by Doree
The Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., is beginning a new capital campaign, this time aimed at accessibility in the Brick Building, which doesn’t have an elevator.
The campaign’s kickoff is from 6-8 p.m. next Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Brick Building’s Community Hall, with refreshments, a building tour, and more information about the renovations planned. Please RSVP to Amy Besunder, PNA development director, at email@example.com so they can plan enough food and drink.
Tags: fundraising, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA
September 24th, 2014 by Doree
Metal benders are needed starting this Thursday to create 150 metal frame monkeys that will light up the streets of Phinney Ridge and Greenwood this holiday season.
Working with a professional fabricator, volunteers will bend and tack weld 1/8″ x 3/4″ flat bar into various monkey shapes starting this Thursday, Sep 25. Additional bending sessions will be scheduled based on the availability of volunteers and shop time. The work will be performed at Close Enough Engineering, 630 Boren Ave N, in South Lake Union. Volunteers need to have strong hands, not be afraid of sweating and getting dirty, and able to work at least one four-hour shift.
Interested? Contact Mike Veitenhans at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tags: holidays, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA
September 22nd, 2014 by Doree
Ballard Preschool Co-op is hosting its annual Gently Used Kids Gear Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building.
Shoppers can get big savings on gently used clothes in newborn to size 8, shoes, toys and gear, like pack-and-plays, cribs, car seats, strollers and maternity wear.
Bring your own bag. Strollers won’t fit inside the sale and must be parked outside. All proceeds benefit the Ballard Preschool Co-op.
Tags: Ballard Preschool Co-op, Phinney Neighborhood Association
September 10th, 2014 by Doree
Two important events are coming up for the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.
First up is the third annual Power of Community Fundraising Breakfast to support the PNA’s senior programs, from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St. The keynote address, “Tilting at Windmills: Changing Aging in the 21st Century,” is by Kavan Peterson, co-founder of the pro-aging multi-blog network ChangingAging.org. You can register for the breakfast online. Attending the event is free, but participants are encouraged to donate at least $50. And if you aren’t able to attend the breakfast but would still like to contribute, click here.
Then, on Oct. 1, the PNA will host a kickoff party for the next phase of its Capital Campaign, which will upgrade the Brick Building. The building was built in 1917 and is not ADA accessible and does not have an elevator. Join the kickoff party from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Community Hall of the Brick Building. Take a tour of the building and learn more about the renovations. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP to Amy Besunder, Development Director, at email@example.com.
Tags: fundraising, Phinney Center, Phinney Neighborhood Association
August 25th, 2014 by Doree
The Phinney Neighborhood Association is accepting submissions for its 2015 gallery season for visual artists working in 2D or 3D media for individual or group shows. Submission deadline is Sept. 8 at 10 p.m. More information and the online application are here.
The Phinney Center Gallery is located in the historic Phinney Center in Seattle, Washington. Our gallery shows are advertised to 17,000 local community members and 3,000-4,000 viewers visit the Phinney Center each month. Our gallery has approximately 100 linear feet of wall space (depending on configuration of walls), as well as display capacity for three-dimensional work in locked glass cases and pedestals. The gallery will provide insurance. Priority consideration for gallery shows will go to artists working in the Puget Sound area who are not currently represented by a commercial gallery.
Tags: art, Phinney Gallery, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA